Age of Reptiles and the Dinosaurs
~245 Million Years - 65 Million Years
A major geologic event of the Mesozoic was the break-up of the super continent of Pangaea into several large continents.
Common Animals of the Mesozoic Era
Common Plants of the Mesozoic Era
Catastrophic Events of the Mesozoic Era
- The mass extinction that ended the era caused many of the dinosaurs to become extinct.
- Impact Event from a large asteroid or comet caused drastic climate change.
- Natural-extinction factors
Why did the dinosaurs go extinct?
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